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Playlist

March 20, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
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Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
It¿s All Over Now
Artist : Ry Cooder
Album : Paradise And Lunch
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
6:06 PM
Amidine
Artist : Bombino
Album : Nomad
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
6:10 PM
Love Plus One
Artist : Haircut 100
Album : Pelican West
Composer :
Label : Red House
6:14 PM
Iron Lion Zion
Artist : Bob Marley & the Wailers
Album : Gold
Composer :
Label : Island
6:17 PM
Let¿s Go Out Tonight
Artist : The Lions
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:18 PM
Roll It ¿Round
Artist : The Lions
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:26 PM
Picture on the Wall
Artist : The Lions
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:35 PM
Let¿s Go Out Tonight
Artist : The Lions
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:37 PM
This Generation
Artist : The Lions
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:40 PM
This Generation
Artist : The Lions
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:41 PM
Boyfriend
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Crazy For You
Composer :
Label : Mexican Summer
6:43 PM
September Gurls
Artist : Big Star
Album : Radio City
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Label : JVC Victor
6:46 PM
Grace For Saints and Ramblers
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Ghost on Ghost
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
6:50 PM
Let The Cool Goddess Rust Away
Artist : Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Album : Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
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Label : Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
6:53 PM
I’m Writing A Novel
Artist : Father John Misty
Album : Fear Fun
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
6:57 PM
January 1979
Artist : Mewithoutyou
Album : Catch Us For the Foxes
Composer :
Label : Tooth & Nail Records
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Sophia
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : A Creature I Don't Know
Composer :
Label : Domino
7:06 PM
Three More Days
Artist : Ray LaMontagne
Album : Til the Sun Turns Black
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Label : RCA
7:09 PM
Hearts and Minds
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Composer :
Label : Rounder / UMGD
7:12 PM
Little Numbers
Artist : Boy
Album : Mutual Friends
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Label : Nettwerk Records
7:17 PM
It’s My Life
Artist : Talk Talk
Album : The Very Best Of Talk Talk
Composer :
Label : Head Up
7:20 PM
Heaven
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum
7:24 PM
I Would Like To Speak To Yr Manager
Artist : The Kyle Sowashes
Album : Nobody
Composer :
Label : Anyway
7:25 PM
There Is A Mountain
Artist : Donovan
Album : The Essential Donovan
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:27 PM
Never Seen Such Good Things
Artist : Devendra Banhart
Album : Mala
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Label : Nonesuch
7:30 PM
Brick
Artist : Ben Folds Five
Album : Whatever and Ever Amen
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:35 PM
Puppets Dangling
Artist : Jacco Gardner
Album : Cabinet of Curiosities
Composer :
Label : Trouble In Mind
7:39 PM
Sacred Sands
Artist : AllahLas
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:40 PM
Time of the Season
Artist : The Zombies
Album : Greatest Hits
Composer :
Label : RCA
7:43 PM
A Tattered Line of String
Artist : The Postal Service
Album : Give Up (Reissue)
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:47 PM
Stoned and Starving
Artist : Parquet Courts
Album : Light Up Gold
Composer :
Label : What's Your Rupture
7:52 PM
Rock & Roll
Artist : Lou Reed
Album : The Best of The Velvet Underground: Words and Music of Lou Reed
Composer :
Label : Verve
7:57 PM
Seether
Artist : Veruca Salt
Album : American Thighs
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Label : Geffen Records

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World Cafe
12:14 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Daughn Gibson On World Cafe

Daughn Gibson.
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Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:24 pm

Daughn Gibson is the alter ego of Pennsylvania singer-songwriter Josh Martin. The former stoner-rock drummer took on his nom de plume as an homage to country legend Don Gibson, which makes sense: Martin's life thus far sounds like a country song. He's worked behind the counter in an adult book store, poured tall ones as a bartender and worked as a long-haul trucker.

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World Cafe
4:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Alice Russell On World Cafe

Alice Russell.
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Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:30 pm

British soul singer Alice Russell has one of those voices that fills up a room. Over the course of five studio albums, she's been compared to Chaka Khan and the late Amy Winehouse, and performed with the likes of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim.

Her latest album is titled To Dust, which she celebrated in April by performing a sold-out show at World Cafe Live, the concert venue next door to the World Cafe studios. In this episode, we spotlight the best recordings from that concert and speak with Russell about what it's like to let loose on stage.

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World Cafe
4:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Martha Wainwright On World Cafe

Martha Wainwright.
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Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:30 pm

On this episode, Martha Wainwright joins us to talk about her late mother, Kate McGarrigle, and to sing us some of McGarrigle's songs.

McGarrigle, who died after a battle with cancer in January 2011, made a series of wonderful albums with her sister Anna during a career that spanned decades, beginning with their self-titled debut in 1975. The duo is probably best known for its cover of Linda Ronstadt's "Heart Like a Wheel."

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World Cafe
5:46 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

World Cafe Next: New Country Rehab

Toronto band New Country Rehab.
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Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:32 pm

Out of the Toronto music community comes New Country Rehab, an alt-country band that just released its second album, Ghost Of Your Charms.

The foursome, led by singer and fiddle player John Showman, combine a bluegrass aesthetic with some really strong songwriting chops. We love their song "Luxury Hotel," which may make you think differently about your summer vacation spot.

World Cafe
4:55 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Latin Roots: The Pacific Coast Of Colombia

Herencia De Timbiqui.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:33 pm

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In this edition of Latin Roots, Catalina Maria Johnson, from the Chicago-based program Beat Latino, plays music from Colombia's coastal areas where most of the country's Afro-Colombia population lives. The Pacific coastline is dominated by the sound of marimba. Johnson plays a traditional example from Grupo Naidy, and then we get to hear how Herencia De Tabiqui puts a younger, more contemporary spin on that tradition.

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World Cafe
11:58 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Shout Out Louds On World Cafe

Shout Out Louds.
Frode Marcus Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:32 pm

After working together for more than a decade, the members of Stockholm's Shout Out Louds continue to make lush, highly melodic pop music. The product of a year and a half of tinkering, their recent Optica is significantly lighter-sounding than its predecessors.

On this installment of World Cafe, hear the group discuss how it navigated new musical experiments on the album, and how all of its members finally came to agree on how Optica should sound.

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World Cafe
1:17 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

The Olms On World Cafe

The Olms.
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Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:33 pm

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Pete Yorn has long had a way with hooky rock songs, so it was easy for him to connect with fellow L.A. musician J.D. King over a mutual love for '60s music. The two first started recording together just for fun, blending folk-rock and subtle psychedelia into a joint project they call The Olms.

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World Cafe
10:38 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Telekinesis On World Cafe

Telekinesis.
Kyle Johnson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:34 pm

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When Telekinesis' Michael Benjamin Lerner plays live, he sings from behind his drum set, but he plays almost all the instruments on his albums. The power-pop multi-instrumentalist recorded his latest record, Dormarion, at Spoon drummer Jim Eno's house — fittingly located on Dormarion Lane.

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World Cafe
1:45 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Sam Amidon On World Cafe

Sam Amidon.
Terry Magson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:34 pm

Sam Amidon grew up surrounded by music, from playing fiddle with his parents in Vermont to finding a best friend in musician and arranger Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman).

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World Cafe
1:00 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Next: Rose Windows

Rose Windows.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:46 pm

Rose Windows' debut album, The Sun Dogs, is steeped in '60s classic rock, recalling the heavy organ sounds of The Doors and the folk-infused flutes of Traffic. Formed in 2010 by songwriter Chris Cheveyo, the Seattle septet signed a label deal earlier this year, then put together an album that's layered with Middle Eastern influences.

Hear two songs from The Sun Dogs, a mellow combination of psychedelic folk and blues-rock instrumentation.

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